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KCET B.Pharma 2022 - Exam Date, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus, Cutoff

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajUpdated On: June 10, 2022 03:13 pm IST

Detailed information about KCET B.Pharma 2022 can be found here including exam date, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, and cutoff here. KCET 2022 exam schedule is also available here.

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Exam

The Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) conducts the KCET 2022 entrance exam for admission to Pharmacy courses such as B.Pharm and D.Pharma at various institutes throughout Karnataka. KEA has published the KCET application form 2022 on its official website. Candidates will be admitted to pharmacy programmes through KCET 2022 based on their performance in the PCM or PCB sections of the CET.

Candidates who have passed the 10+2 level or equivalent examination would be eligible to take the UG CET for Karnataka pharmacy admission. This article will provide candidates with comprehensive information on the KCET Pharmacy 2022 exam, including the exam date, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, cut off, participating institutes, and more.

Those who qualify for the KCET 2022 exam will only be qualified for B.Pharm 2022 admission in Karnataka. Detailed information about KCET B.Pharm can be found in this article.

Highlights of KCET B.Pharm 2022

Before moving to the full details on KCET 2022 Pharmacy, applicants can review the test overview in the table below.



Exam Name

Karnataka Common Entrance Test Pharmacy


KCET Pharmacy

Conducting Body

Karnataka Examination Authority

Level of Examination




Course offered 

B.Pharma, Pharma D and more

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper test (offline)

Exam Duration

4 hours (80 minutes for each paper)

Application Mode


Frequency of Exam

Once in a year

Purpose of Exam

For admissions into the B.Pharm participating institutes of Karnataka state

Official website

KCET B.Pharm Dates 2022

The important dates pertaining to KCET B.Pharm date 2022 are as follows


Tentative Date

KCET 2022 Application Form Issue

April 18, 2022

KCET 2022 Last Date to Register

May 20, 2022

KCET 2022 Last Date for the Application Fee Payment

May 29 to 30, 2022

KCET 2022 Application Form Correction Date

May 21 to 24, 2022

Admit card Release Date

To be Notified

KCET 2022 Examination Date

June 16 to 18, 2022

Date of Kannada language Test: (only for Horanadu & Gadinadu Kannadiga candidates)

June 18, 2022

KCET 2022 Official Answer Key Release Date

To be Notified

KCET 2022 Result Date

To be Notified

Counselling Begins

To be Notified

KCET 2022 B.Pharma Eligibility Criteria

Before completing the application form, candidates must have met the qualifying requirements. Candidates who are deemed ineligible throughout the admissions process will have their candidature dismissed. As a result, verifying each candidate's eligibility for the KCET Pharmacy 2022 was a critical aspect of the examination procedure. Candidates can review the KCET Pharmacy 2022 qualifying requirements in the area provided below.Detailed eligibility criteria for KCET 2022 B.Pharm is as follows:

Course Name

Eligibility Criteria

Merit Criteria


  • Candidates should have passed PUC or class 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Physics Chemistry, Mathematics as their main subjects.

  • Must have secured at least 45% marks in aggregate for GM candidates. 

  • For SC/ST, Category-I, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B must secure at least 40% marks or 

  • Must have a D.Pharm degree with a minimum of 45% of marks for GM candidates (40% for SC/ST, Category-I, 2A, 2B, 3A, and 3B candidates).

  • Candidates should be at least 17 years of age.

Only on the basis of marks obtained in PCM or PCB Subjects (whichever is higher) in CET. (No Minimum Marks prescribed in CET.)


(Lateral Entry)

  • Passed in Diploma in Pharmacy from an institution approved by the Pharmacy Council of India

  • Must have secured a minimum of 45% marks. (40% for SC, ST, Cat-1, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B category candidates)

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Application Form

The registration process of KCET 2022 has been concluded on May 20, 2022 . While the entrance examination will be held in June 16 to 18 2022. The application form of KCET 2022 was available in online mode. The aspirants must also complete the application form by providing personal and academic details.

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for KCET 2022 is prescribed by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA). Candidates will benefit from knowing the exam pattern because it has detailed information about the exam format, marking scheme, exam mode, and duration. The KCET 2022 will be held in an offline mode. There will be no negative marking for incorrect or unattempted questions in the KCET 2022 exam, which will include questions from various subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

KCET 2022 Exam Pattern



Number of Papers

3 Papers (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology)

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper-based Test

Total number of questions

180 MCQs

Marks for each question

1 Mark for Every Correct Response

Negative Marking

Not Applicable

Total Number of Questions in KCET 2022 Exam

KCET 2022 Topic Wise Weightage

KCET 2022 Preparation Strategy

KCET 2022 B.Pharma Syllabus

Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Mathematics are the three main subjects comprising KCET 2022 syllabus. Candidates with PCM will not need to appear for the Biology exam while PCB candidates will not be required to appear for the Mathematics test. Click on the links given below to check out the detailed syllabus for KCET.

KCET 2022 Detailed Physics Syllabus

KCET 2022 Detailed Chemistry Syllabus

KCET 2022 Detailed Mathematics Syllabus

KCET 2022 B.Pharma Merit / Rank 

The KCET 2022 merit/ ranking will be determined by KEA based on the following factors mentioned below:-


  • Merit will be determined on the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects 

  • PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in Common Entrance Test 2022. 

  • A common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to B-Pharma. 

  • The candidates who have passed the Diploma in Pharmacy course seeking admission to B-Pharma should compulsorily submit their photocopy of D-Pharma (final year) Marks card on which CET number is boldly written to KEA. Failing which Rank will not be assigned to the candidate

  • Separate result sheets showing the B-Pharm ranks will be published on the notified date on KEA Website i.e

B.Pharm (Lateral Entry)

  • On the basis of performance of the candidates in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects or Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects 

  • PCB or PCM marks whichever is highest in the Common Entrance Test 2022. Common rank list will be prepared and published separately for admission to 2nd Year B-Pharm (Lateral Entry)

  • Separate result sheets showing the 2nd year B-Pharm ranks will be published on the notified date on KEA Website i.e

Note:- Candidates who have any objections in respect of any of the entries or issues or discrepancies in the result sheets, of the Common Entrance Test, can submit their objections within three days of publication of the CET - 2022 result and thereafter result will be published for such candidates.

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Result

Following the completion of the KCET Pharmacy 2022, the authority will publish the KCET Pharmacy result on its official website. The link to the KCET result 2022 will be available on the KEA's official website. To view the KCET 2022 result, candidates must enter their roll number and click the search option. The KCET results will be available in the form of a scorecard. The KCET Pharmacy result will include the candidate's entrance examination rank, scores in all portions of the examination, and qualifying examination score.Within 20-25 days of the exam, the KCET 2022 result will be announced. The links given below will help you check the KCET result.

KCET B.Pharma 2022 Cutoff

The Karnataka Examination Authority will create a cut-off list for admission to KCET participating colleges. To gain admission to the specific institute, candidates must have marks equal to or higher than the KCET 2022 cut-off score. The number of seats, number of qualifying candidates, difficulty level of test, and other criteria will all influence the KCET Pharmacy cut off.

The KCET 2022 cutoff will be released along with the result. Click on the link given below to know about KCET B.Pharm cutoff for 2022 academic year in detail:

KCET 2022 B.Pharma Cutoff

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When can we expect the result of KCET B. Pharm after the examination?

The result will be announced within 20-25 days after the examination.

When will the application process for KCET 2022 begin?

As per the officials, the application process for KCET will be starting in April 2022. For further updates stay tuned to

What courses come under KCET?

Various courses fall under the KCET Admissions. Here are some listed below:
1.    B.Sc. Hons Biotechnology
2.    B.Sc. Hons Food Technology
3.    B.Sc. Hons Community Science
4.    B.Sc. Hons Agriculture
5.    B.Sc. Hons Agricultural Engineering
6.    B.Sc. Hons Forestry

Is KCET required for B. Pharm?

If the candidate wishes to take admission to B. pharm in Karnataka, then the candidate has to qualify for the KCET Entrance Examination.

Who issues the Kannada medium certificate for schools and universities?

The Principal of the institution has the authority to issue a Kannada medium study certificate. Which gets countersigned by BEO of the Area of Jurisdiction.

What are the criteria to determine the merit courses of Pharmacy?

The criteria for an engineering course is to secure 50% aggregate with PCM in the qualifying exam and 50% aggregate with PCM in the entrance exam.

Can a Kannada medium student from Grade 1 – Grade 9 be eligible for the admission under Kannada medium Quota?

No, that student is not eligible. To secure a seat under Kannada medium Quota, an applicant must have studied from Grade 1 – Grade 10 in Kannada medium only.

Can an NRI/PIO.OCI candidate apply for Pharmacy admission through KCET?

No, admission in pharmacy is for Indian citizens only. Only an Indian citizen can apply for the course through KCET.

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